39 Alex LaShomb  
Alex LaShomb

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Inver Grove Heights, Minn.

High School:
Simley

Last College:
DMACC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 255

Position:
1B

B/T:
R/R


2014:
Redshirted the season.

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON:
Received first Gopher letter • led team in on-base percentage with a .379 mark • had a five game hitting streak (3/27-4/6) • was fourth on the team with 15 walks • had two multi-hit games • started at designated hitter a team-high 19 times • led the team with a .913 OPS in Big Ten Conference play • batted .294 in conference play, good for fourth on the team • hit a pinch-hit double in his first at-bat as a Gopher • hit a double, walked, and scored a run in 5-1 win over South Dakota St. • went 3-5 in the Michigan series with four walks and a double • had a career high three RBIs including a home run, double, and a run scored against Iowa (4/26) • reached base a career high four times (two hits, two HBP) in a 9-5 win over Iowa (4/28) • went 1-2 with a double and two walks in Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois

PRIOR TO MINNESOTA:
Named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Third Team All-American as a sophomore • led the NJCAA with 19 home runs • placed fourth nationally with 72 runs batted in, also a team high • his 19 home runs in 2012 placed him second on DMACC's single-season home run record list • held a .360 batting average and hammered out a .711 slugging percentage and a .457 on-base percentage • teammate of incoming Gopher pitcher Alec Crawford as the duo helped DMACC to a 55-15 overall record • member of the Bears team that won their fifth ICCAC (Iowa Community College Athletic Conference) championship, regional and district champions and qualified for the NJCAA Division II Baseball National Championship • as a first baseman, he posted a .990 fielding percentage.

PERSONAL:
Born May 10, 1992 • son of Steve and Patty LaShomb.